The main risks are the river Gwendraeth which can on occasion pose a risk from flooding and the network of minor roads that connect the local villages and towns.
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is currently recruiting firefighters in the Pontyates area, in particular those who are available from their workplace or home in day time hours. This is a valuable opportunity for those who wish to make a difference in their local community to do so. More recruitment information can be found at www.mawwfire.gov.uk
or by phoning 01267 226832.
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Your local firefighters are able to visit your house to provide free home fire safety advice and will supply and install free smoke alarms to keep you and your family safe.
If you would like a free Home Fire Safety visit please call us on 0800 169 1234 or alternatively please complete our online form at www.mawwfire.gov.uk